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Russell Brand on CIA Torture Report: If Rape Is Being Used As a Way To Get Info, We're Already In Hell
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, CIA, interrogation )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - alternet.org
The comedian called the report proof that humanity can't decline any further.
Bryan Fischer: Torture Is A Christian Value
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, Christianity, religion, far right, videos )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - addictinginfo.org
Conservatives have been falling all over themselves claiming that torture is perfectly constitutional and has value as an interrogation method. And now Bryan Fischer has declared torture a "Christian principle."
5 Worst Republican Lies About Income Inequality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, usa, republicans, lies, government, dishonesty, americans )

Cal
- 13 hours ago - alternet.org
Do you believe the GOP's assertion that taxing the rich wouldn't raise that much money?
Enough Is Enough Elizabeth Warren Launches Fiery Attack After Congress Weakens Wall Street Regs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Wall Street Regulations, Citigroup, Dodd Frank Act, Congress, Federal Budget, Fiery Speech, Enough is Enough )

Dandelion
- 14 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
There's a lot of talk coming from Citigroup about how the Dodd-Frank Act isn't perfect. So let me say this to anyone who is listening at Citi: I agree with you. Dodd-Frank isn't perfect. It should have broken you into pieces.
Three Members of Congress Just Reignited the Cold War While No One Was Looking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ignorance, usa, government, HR5859, war profiteers, Ukraine, Russia, unanimous consent )

Nancy
- 18 hours ago - truthdig.com
I would often camp out in the House chamber, near the clerk's desk, prepared to say "I object" when something of consequence appeared out of the blue. Dec. 11, 2014, is one of the few times I regret not being in Congress to have the ability to oversee...
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO): Profit, Power and Geopolitics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Biotechnology and GMO, Seeds of Destruction, Monsanto, corporate power, foreign policy, geopolitical interests, food sovereignty, food security )

Martin
- 1 day ago - globalresearch.ca
GMO is not just about science. As an issue, GMO and the chemical-industrial model it is linked to is ultimately a geopolitical one driven by power and profit. Indeed, agriculture has for a long time been central to US foreign policy.
Poll Results - 12/16/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: blog news, polls )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
Happy Hanukkah
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: holiday )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Our greeting is better that Scott Walker's. :-)
Open Thread - 12/16/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Justice Dept, curious allowance, Native Americans, usa, marijuana, farming )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
In a strange move, the Justice Department issued a memo allowing Native Americans to grow marijuana on their lands. But after a troubled history with alcohol, some tribes are wary.
Tell President Obama: Sign An Executive Action Ordering Greater Protections for Overtime Pay - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, ethics, government, economy, politics, obama )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Ask President Obama to provide the same fair overtime protections for today's middle class that were once enjoyed by our parents.
Tell Congress: Pass the Campus Accountability and Safety Act Now! - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, rape, women, ethics, crime, government, politics )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - action.kirstengillibrand.com
With untrained administrators, convoluted disciplinary proceedings and a culture that lays the blame on women - it is no wonder that so few college students report sexual assault. We have to take action now to change the culture and combat sexual assault.
Open Thread - 12/15/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 1 day ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). Still ill. This is today's only article.
Blowing the Whistle on Government Recklessness Is a Public Service, Not a Crime - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, ethics, government, politics, lies )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - act.rootsaction.org
Please sign this petition urging the U.S. Department of Justice to drop all charges against Jeffrey Sterling.
Governor Cuomo: Appoint a Special Prosecutor to Seek Justice for Eric Garner - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, violence, society, politics, rights, government, ethics )

Beverly
- 1 day ago - change.org
We the citizens of the United States, demand that Governor Andrew Cuomo appoint a Special Proscutor to seek justice for Mr. Garner and his family, by the powers granted to him under New York State Executive Law § 63
 

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